A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:16 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.3495 West, latitude 69.5642 North, depth = 0.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20106098. Unique identifier: ak20106098. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 07:10:16 / August 16, 2018 @ 7:10 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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